In conjunction with Bank of Hawaii Family Sunday, the museum also holds a free Family Day at its location in Makiki Heights, with entertainment and an art activity. A free shuttle bus will run between the Honolulu Museum of Art and Spalding House, so you can enjoy two different events in one day.
Aug 17, 11am-4pm: Boat Days
Travel back to the Aloha Tower Boat Day festivities of the 1920s and 30s and celebrate in musical fashion by making a custom ‘ukulele.
Later this fall:
Sep 21: Koyo
Celebrate koyo—autumn leaves—by creating a woodblock print inspired by the fall colors of Japan. Children will make prints from blocks carved by artist Ryan Higa.
Oct 19: Trick or Treat!
Kids can make spooky masks to scare away monsters then have a chicken-skin session with storyteller Lopaka Kapanui and his ghost stories.
Nov 16: On the Steppes
In Mongolia, people believe that a person without a horse is like a bird without wings. Children can celebrate Mongolian culture by creating their own mini horse.